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Insulators And Transmission Wires In The Switchyard Of The Tva's Chickamauga

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Insulators And Transmission Wires In The Switchyard Of The Tva's Chickamauga

Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

Insulators and transmission wires in the switchyard of the TVA's Chickamauga Dam, located near Chattanooga, 471 miles above the mouth of the Tennessee River. The has an authorized power installation of 81,000 kw. The reservoir at the dam adds 377,000 acre-feet of water to controlled storage on the Tenn. River system. The power that passes through this switchyard serves many useful domestic, agricultural and industrial uses.

1942 June

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Tennessee Valley Authority
World War, 1939-1945
Hydroelectric power
Electric lines
United States--Tennessee

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-36 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USW36-960

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